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GOLD COAST DEALT A DUD NBN

September 01, 2017

“Under the LNP, Australia’s internet connectivity ranking fell from 30th to a dismal 51st”, Senator Murray Watt said. “According to Akamai, we now have slower internet speeds than Kenya!”

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CANAVAN PUTS SCARE CAMPAIGN OVER CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

August 31, 2017

Matt Canavan has proven in the media today that he is more interested in joining the Government's infighting over marriage equality than he is in fighting for jobs, health and education for Central Queensland.

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LANDRY CHOOSES THE 2% OVER THE MAJORITY

August 04, 2017

Michelle Landry has today sided with 2% of Australians, rather than the vast majority of her constituents who want all of us pay our fair share of tax. Ms Landry has criticised Labor's policy to tax high income earners who use discretionary trusts to minimise their tax.

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ROCKHAMPTON BUSINESS COMMITTED TO PENALTY RATES FOR STAFF

July 19, 2017

Shadow Minister for Employment Brendan O’Connor was today joined by Labor Senator for Queensland Murray Watt to meet with the owner of The Fastlane Drive-Thru Coffee, a small business in Rockhampton that has decided to maintain penalty rates for its employees.

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LNP GOLD COAST MPS DRAG HEELS ON PAY DAY LENDING REFORM

July 17, 2017

Today we will meet with the operators of the Good Money shop in Southport, which was established with funding from the Palaszczuk Labor Government. Since opening in April 2017 it has provided safe and affordable financial services for people on low incomes, who are otherwise excluded from mainstream financial services.

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LNP MUST ACT ON INSECURE WORK CRISIS IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

July 17, 2017

Last week I saw firsthand the shocking impact of insecure work on mining communities throughout Central Queensland. Having spoken to workers, families and business owners in Tieri, Middlemount, Moranbah and Glenden, the explosion of casualisation and labour hire isn’t just an issue. It’s a crisis.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA